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Panasonic Energy-Recovery Ventilator; WhisperComfort FV-04VE1

Product Information

The Panasonic WhisperComfort Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV) is a stand-alone system that provides balanced ventilation that is ideal for single-family homes and multifamily units, affordable, easy to install, and energy efficient. WhisperComfort ERV is UL listed for ceiling or wall mount applications and can be used to comply with the latest codes and standards

Certifications

 
  • Enegy Star
 
  • Wellness is good
  • Smart Home is good
NGBS 2012
Practice # Practice Points Available Additional Conditions of Use to Earn Points
705.3 At least 3 smart appliances or systems are installed. 1 For 1 point, 3-5 smart appliances are installed. For 2 points, 6+ smart appliances are installed.

WhisperComfort includes automatic and remote controls.

Manufacturer’s Comments
902.1.2 Bathroom or laundry exhaust fan is provided w/ an automatic timer or humidistat. 5 None. 5 points; 2 additional for additional device; 11 max.

WhisperComfort® features control modules that monitor humidity and automatically turn on when parameters are met.

Manufacturer’s Comments
902.2.1 Whole building ventilation systems is implemented per Appendix B. 8 Mandatory when maximum air infiltration is less than 5ACH50. An explanation of the operation and importance of the ventilation system is included in the building construction and operations manuals.

WhisperComfort® is an Energy Recovery Ventilator.

Manufacturer’s Comments
NGBS 2015
Practice # Practice Points Available Additional Conditions of Use to Earn Points
706.3 At least 3 smart appliances or systems are installed. 1 For 1 point, 3-5 smart appliances are installed. For 2 points, 6+ smart appliances are installed.

WhisperComfort includes automatic and remote controls.

Manufacturer’s Comments
902.1.2 Bathroom or laundry exhaust fan is provided w/ an automatic timer or humidistat. 5 None. 5 points; 2 additional for additional device; 11 max.

WhisperComfort® features control modules that monitor humidity and automatically turn on when parameters are met.

Manufacturer’s Comments
902.2.1 Whole building ventilation systems is implemented per Appendix B. 8 Mandatory when maximum air infiltration is less than 5ACH50. An explanation of the operation and importance of the ventilation system is included in the building construction and operations manuals.

WhisperComfort® is an Energy Recovery Ventilator.

Manufacturer’s Comments
NGBS 2020
Practice # Practice Points Available Additional Conditions of Use to Earn Points
13.107.7 Exhaust systems are in accordance with Chapter 5 of the ICC IMC or ASHRAE 62.1. Mandatory. Mandatory System is installed in non-residential space.

WhisperComfort features a setting timer that is in accordance with ASHRAE 62.1.

Manufacturer’s Comments
13.107.8.1 Ventilation is provided to non-residential spaces in accordance with Chapter 4 of the ICC IMC or ASHRAE 62.1. Mandatory. Mandatory System is installed in non-residential space.

WhisperComfort features a setting timer that is in accordance with ASHRAE 62.1.

Manufacturer’s Comments
706.3(7) Smart HVAC system(s) is installed. 1 point for 3-5 products from 706.3; 2 points for 6+ products from 706.3. 1 For 1 point, 3-5 smart appliances are installed. For 2 points, 6+ smart appliances are installed.

WhisperComfort includes automatic and remote controls.

Manufacturer’s Comments
902.1.2 Bathroom and/or laundry exhaust fan with an automatic timer and/or humidistat is installed. 5 points awarded for the first device, 2 points for each additional device. 11 points max. 5 None. 5 points; 2 additional for additional device; 11 max.

WhisperComfort® features control modules that monitor humidity and automatically turn on when parameters are met.

Manufacturer’s Comments
902.1.6 Ventilation systems are implemented in accordance with the specifications of ASHRAE 62.1. An explanation of the operation and importance of the ventilation system is building owner manual. 3 points available. 3 System is installed in multifamily common areas. System is implemented in accordance with ASHRAE 62.2-2010 Section 4. An explanation of the operation and importance of the ventilation system is included in the operation or homeowner manuals.

WhisperComfort meets ASHRAE 62.2.

Manufacturer’s Comments
902.2.1(4) An energy-recovery ventilator is installed and an explanation of the operation and importance of the ventilation system is included in the homeowner or building owner manual. 8 points available. 8 Mandatory when maximum air infiltration is less than 5ACH50. An explanation of the operation and importance of the ventilation system is included in the building construction and operations manuals.

WhisperComfort® is an Energy Recovery Ventilator.

Manufacturer’s Comments